Time for July’s Calendar of Events for the Oakland, Macomb and surrounding areas. What I did this time was when I couldn’t find an event for a particular date I inserted a suggestion for that day. I hope you enjoy it!!
Sunday, July 1st
Jethro Tull at the Michigan Lottery Amphitheatre at Freedom Hill, Sterling Heights, MI at 7:30 pm.
Monday, July 2nd
Tuesday, July 3rd
How about cooling off today at one of the many available swimming spots in Oakland County? Here’s a list – website.
Wednesday, July 4th
Independence Day Fireworks in Oakland County by the OaklandCountyBlog.com
Thursday, July 5th
Time to jump in the car and visit one of Detroit’s hidden gems known as the Traffic Jam & Snug which is known for an in-house bakery, microbrewery and an eclectic menu of made-from scratch dishes. A Midtown Original since 1965.
Friday, July 6th
Macbeth at Rochester College Theatre, 800 W. Avon Rd, Rochester Hills, MI at 8 pm.
Saturday, July 7th
Yoga at the Market at Oakland County Farmers Market: 2350 Pontiac Lake Road, Waterford, MI starting at 9:30 am to 10:15 am.
Sunday, July 8th
Show Me Detroit Tours. Detroit’s only 2-hour, narrated, deluxe van tours highlighting downtown districts and attractions, daily from 10 am to 1 pm.
Monday, July 9th
Oakland County Fair at the Springfield Oaks County Park, 12451 Andersonville Road, Davisburg, Springfield Township, MI from July 6th to July 15th. Click the website for more info – Oakland County Fair.
Tuesday, July 10th
Riverside Kayak Connection. Metro Detroit’s largest paddling shop based in Wyandotte, MI. Offering Summer rental – locations on Belle Isle State Park (Detroit, MI) and Elizabeth Park (Trenton, MI).
Wednesday, July 11th
Music and Me “Summer Lovin” at 104 N. Adams Rd, Rochester Hills, MI at 10:30 am to 11:15 am.
Thursday, July 12th
Sidewalk Sales in Downtown Rochester
Friday, July 13th
Dancin’ in the Street in Downtown Rochester
Saturday, July 14th
Royal Oak Beer Fest – Summer in Royal Oak, MI.
Sunday, July 15th
Community Garage Sale at the Oakland County Farmers Market: 2350 Pontiac Lake Road, Waterford, MI from 9 am to 3 pm.
Monday, July 16th
Legoland Discovery Center Michigan. The ultimate place for kids and families who love to build with Lego bricks. Featuring play areas, rides, a brick pool, 4-D cinema, and Miniland. Location: 4240 Road, Auburn Hills, MI. Hours: 10 am to 8pm.
Tuesday, July 17th
Edsel & Eleanor Ford House. Discover the private estate of one of America’s most iconic automotive families. The stunning architecture, the expansive lakefront gardens, and grounds, the historic cars – all give a glimpse into the Ford family’s life at the estate. Visit the website for hours and more info. FordHouse.org
Wednesday, July 18th
Wild Summer Nights. Wednesday nights in July and August, except July 4th. The Detroit Zoo gets wilder on Wednesday nights during July and August with its annual Wild Summer Nights concert series. They take place in the Main Picnic Grove from 6:30 to 8 pm. Zoo location: 8450 W. 10 Mile Road, Royal Oak, MI.
Thursday, July 19th
Sea Life Michigan Aquarium. Sea Life Michigan Aquarium sends guests through a highly themed aquarium that brings visitors nose to nose with sharks, stingrays, jellyfish, sea horses and over 5,000 underwater creatures. To get any closer, guests would have to get wet! Location: 4316 Baldwin Road, Auburn Hills, MI. Visit website.
Friday, July 20th
Holocaust Memorial Center Zekelman Family Campus. Located at 28123 Orchard Lake Road, Farmington Hills, MI. This new and expansive facility includes the Museum of European Jewish Heritage, the Holocaust Museum and the inspiring International Institute of the Righteous. Additionally, its library and research center are home to the second largest Holocaust collection in the U.S.
Saturday, July 21st
Movies in the Moonlight in Downtown Rochester at 8:30 pm.
Sunday, July 22nd
Christmas in July at the Royal Oak Elks Lodge at 2401 E. 4th Street, Royal Oak, MI from 11 am to 4 pm.
Monday, July 23rd
Detroit Kid City. You won’t find any flashy electronic exhibits or noisy video games at this Southfield play zone. Instead, kids rely on their imaginations at a series of pretend-play stations that include a school, a barbershop, a post office, a bank and an auto factory. Location: 29115 Greenfield, Southfield, MI. Open play Monday-Saturday 9 am to 3 pm.
Tuesday, July 24th
Seven Lakes State Park. Located at 14390 Fish Lake Road, Holly, MI. An endless variety of topography and ecosystems form the area called Seven Lakes. An amazing place to take the kayak or canoe and be with nature.
Wednesday, July 25th
Great Lakes Crossing Outlets. It’s a great day to visit Michigan’s largest indoor outlet shopping center! Shopping hours 10 am to 9 pm. Located at 4000 Baldwin Road, Auburn Hills, Mi.
Thursday, July 26th
Sterlingfest Art & Music Fair is a much-loved summer event. It spans 3 days and features great food, a family midway, and more! Hours are from 10 am to 11 pm. Location is 40555 Utica Road, Sterling Heights, MI.
Friday, July 27th
How about heading to Detroit’s Riverfront today? Here’s an article “Everything to Do on the Detroit Riverfront” with a map included. Enjoy!
Saturday, July 28th
Classic & Muscle Car Show in Rochester, Michigan from 9 am to 12 pm.
Sunday, July 29th
Lelli’s. How about making reservations for dinner tonight? Lelli’s isn’t just any restaurant. They’ve been in business since 1939 and serving Northern Italian cuisine ever since. Mike Lelli opened a second location in Auburn Hills. Here’s their website for the address of that one and the original one – lellisrestaurant.com
Monday, July 30th
Fieldstone Golf Club. Time to golf!! Try out this 18-hole course that just opened in 1998 in Auburn Hills. It was designed by Arthur Hill. Click here for more information: Website
Tuesday, July 31st
Stars Align Tour. Paul Rodgers with Jeff Beck, Ann Wilson, Deborah Bonham at DTE Energy Music Theatre at 7774 Sashabaw Rd, Village of Clarkston, MI. BUY TICKETS.